WAITE (Arthur Edward) The secret tradition in goëtia, The book of ceremonial magic, including the rites and mysteries of goetic theurgy, sorcery and infernal necromancy London, W. Rider & son, 1911, in 4°, de XXXV-338pp., ill. de 9 planches h.t. et 188 figures magiques, pentacles, pages de grimoires, et symboles in t., percal. ivoire éditeur historiée et dorée au 1er plat et au dos, t. dorée, bel exemplaire dans son cartonnage éditeur orné.

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The book of ceremonial magic
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The book of ceremonial magic The book of ceremonial magic

Edition originale rare et recherchée. Contient : Part I. The Literature of Ceremonial Magic. The Antiquity of Magical Rituals. II. The Rituals of Transcendental Magic. III. Composite Rituals. IV. The Rituals of Black Magic. Part II. - I. The Preparation of The Operator. II. The Initial Rites and Ceremonies. III. Concerning The Descending Hierarchy. IV. The Mysteries of Goetic Theurgy According to The Lesser Key of Solomon The King. V. Concerning The Mystery of The Sanctum Regnum, or The Government of Evil Spirits; Being The Rite of Conjuration According to The Grimorium Verum. VI. The Mysteries of Infernal Evocation According to The Grand Grimoire. VII. The Method of Honorius. VIII. Miscellaneous and Minor Processes. IX. Concerning Infernal Necromancy. ¶ R.A. Gilbert Waite a bibliography n°A 25 p. 47 "first edition". According to R A Gilbert "Waite was the first to attempt a systematic study of the history of western occultism-viewed as a spiritual tradition rather than as aspects of proto-science or as the pathology of religion."

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